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Women and Economics

Women Don't Negotiate Because They're Not Idiots

Joan Williams | Posted 04.02.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

Linda Babcock herself, the author of the studies that gave rise to the "women don't ask" industry, has shown that women don't negotiate for a very simple reason: they sense -- correctly -- that it will hurt them if they do.

"No to Violence Against Women" Summit Points to Economics

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

When it comes to protecting women from violence, experts are realizing that economic self-sufficiency offers a method of prevention.

Feminomics: Women and Bankruptcy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

More than a million women will find their way to the bankruptcy courts this year -- more women than will graduate from college, receive a diagnosis of cancer, or file for divorce. The numbers are staggering.